Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 29 117
Feb 44 80
Mar 26 92
Apr 22 99
May 25 103
Jun -- --
Total 146 491

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2016 286 1331
2015 391 1232
2014 371 1117
2013 284 1144
2012 355 1130

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Jun 24, 2017

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Welcome to the Official Website for Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

Thanks for visiting!   I hope you find plenty of useful information about Vashon Island Fire & Rescue and your public safety needs.   -  Charles H. Krimmert, Fire Chief 

CPR Class July 13- 7:00pm

Administration Susan Wolf, June 15

Take a look under Public Information on the left and click on the far right-hand tab "CPR Classes." There is the notice about a CPR class coming up soon! You must register in advance to attend.
About our CPR classes:
VIFR offers CPR training to the public using the American Heart Association's "Family & Friends" curriculum. Family & Friends is for community members who want to learn CPR but do ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gator Rescue - Thanks to Grannie's Attic

Administration Susan Wolf, June 01

Many thanks are due Grannie's Attic. Their grant made a Gator (Utility Terrain Vehicle) purchase possible. That Gator proved invaluable in reaching an injured bicyclist a mile down a mountain bike trail on Vashon. VIFR career staff, volunteers and King County medics all assisted in the call.

Below is the link to the local Beachcomber newspaper article. ... (Full Story)

Fire at Vashon Energy Contained

Administration Susan Wolf, December 02

At 12:46 On Friday, December 2, a call came in to report a fire at Vashon Energy located at 20317 Vashon Highway SW. Thanks to everyone for their cooperation and assistance while VIFR extinguished a large fire. Although there were several injuries, patients were attended to, the fire and further explosions were eliminated and no firefighters were injured in this challenging fire. Thanks to Battalion ... (Full Story)

Cascadia Rising Exercise

Administration Susan Wolf, June 14

Last week VIFR, VashonBePrepared, CERT, HAM and other disaster preparedness groups worked with the King County Office of Emergency Management for a full scale earthquake scenario to better prepare for an event. National Guardsmen and representatives from local, state and federal government visited Vashon to see us in action! Are you prepared?

Click on the attached press release to learn more ... (Full Story)

Just a few of us at a recent Board retreat - seminar.  2016
Just a few of us at a recent Board retreat - seminar. 2016

2015 Annual Report to the Community

Administration Susan Wolf, May 26

Arriving in Vashon and Burton mailboxes this week is Vashon Island Fire & Rescue's "hot off the press" 2015 Annual Report. If you didn't get yours, feel free to stop by our business office located at 10020 SW Bank Road and pick up a copy. Or you can click the attachment at the end of this article to view it.

Each year we report the number of calls and types we respond to, our response times and ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Vashon Island Fire & Rescue
10020 SW Bank Road
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Vashon, WA 98070

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